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Executive Assistant (DGE)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10019507 Location Burbank, California, United States Business Disney General Entertainment Content Date posted Sep. 08, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

As the Executive Assistant to the President of Marketing, Disney General Entertainmentthe ideal candidate must be accustomed to supporting high-level executives and have the ability to manage multiple administrative tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. 

The successful candidate will effectively balance changing demands, manage a dynamic schedule, and function well under pressure. Additionally, the Executive Assistant will build collaborative relationships with other executives and assistants throughout the company. A high level of professionalism and confidentiality is required.

Responsibilities:

Provide overall administrative support for a high-level executive including but not limited to:

  • Heavy administrative support including maintaining a busy professional calendar and screening/directing phone calls as needed
  • Support the President in meetings by taking notes and distributing action items to team members
  • Update and weekly compile grids and documents for the President’s Weekly Report
  • Interact with a wide variety of Disney and external contacts on behalf of the executive 
  • Manage all worldwide travel arrangements and trip tracking/oversight (flight, hotel, car, meeting coordination) and all related expense management 
  • Coordinate and confirm all calendar matters, including internal and external meetings, establishing conference calls, and coordinating meetings over multiple time zones 
  • Prepare, manage and file confidential memos, business updates, meeting notes
  • Collaborate closely with the Chief of Staff, as well as internal & external departments, to prioritize the President’s schedule and ensure all deadlines on assigned projects are reached in a timely manner
  • Coordinate with IT for any tech related needs
  • Understand and intuitively anticipate needs and demands for this key executive role
  • Must maintain high level confidentiality

Basic Qualifications:

  • Professional, poised Executive Assistant with a minimum of 2 years of experience supporting senior executives within large, corporate environments
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information 
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office and Google Suites (including but not limited to: Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Google Docs)
  • Exceptional prioritizing, organizational and interpersonal skills 
  • Highly meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including demonstrated telephone etiquette skills 
  • Ability to assume responsibility, function effectively in team environment or independently, with minimal supervision 
  • Demonstrated proactive problem solving skills, handling multiple concurrent tasks and constant interruptions
  • Willingness to work non-standard, flexible work hours and overtime as needed; ability to serve in an “on-call” capacity 
  • SAP Experience
  • Professional etiquette and welcoming demeanor with internal and external executives, and guests

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

About Disney General Entertainment Content:

The Disney General Entertainment Content group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company’s streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business we call Disney General Entertainment Content.

American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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